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Watch The Postal Service Audition Anne Hathaway, Japanese Breakfast, Huey Lewis, and More

Amusing Voter Video Also Features Patton Oswalt, Kenny G, “Weird Al” Yankovic, Bret McKenzie (of Flight of the Conchords), Vanessa Bayer, Caroline Polachek, Tunde Adebimpe (of TV on the Radio), and Others

Oct 07, 2020

Yesterday on social media The Postal Service teased that something was coming today. Calm down, no it’s not a long awaited new album from Ben Gibbard, Jimmy Tamborello, and Jenny Lewis. Instead they have shared an amusing video to encourage you to vote in which various notable people audition to join the band via Zoom, including Anne Hathaway, Michelle Zauner (aka Japanese Breakfast), Huey Lewis, Patton Oswalt, Kenny G, “Weird Al” Yankovic, Bret McKenzie (of Flight of the Conchords), Vanessa Bayer, Caroline Polachek, Tunde Adebimpe (of TV on the Radio), J Mascis, and others.  More

Soundtracking the Resistance - Trouble in the House

Trump Deals with Democrats, But Cancels DACA (Meanwhile Hurricane Irma Looms)

Sep 08, 2017

We have deals struck, and dubious friends treated dubiously this week. Oh what it is to see a little Republican discord. There's also Hurricanes Irma and Harvey, the mistreatment of dreamers, the good side of Charlottesville, and a taste of Vitamin C on offer. More

Nov 10, 2014

Later this month The Postal Service will release Everything Will Change, a brand new concert film/documentary that captured the band's reunion performances at Berkeley's Greek Theatre earlier this summer. More

Oct 10, 2014

Finishing their massive reunion tour this year, The Postal Service have announced the release of Everything Will Change, a full-length documentary concert film capturing the band's two-night performance at Berkeley's Greek Theatre.  More

Dec 02, 2013

Chicago radio station WXRT has announced the 15th installment of its ONXRT: Live from the Archives series, featuring selections from the station's in-house performances and special broadcasts from the city's local venues. More

Watch: 14 Minute Postal Service Documentary

Give Up Celebrates 10th Anniversary

Jul 26, 2013

A decade after releasing their only album, The Postal Service-a side project of Death Cab's Ben Gibbard and producer Jimmy Tamborello-has been rewarding fans with a reunion tour, deluxe re-release, and now a 14 minute long documentary Some Idealistic Future.  


Jun 20, 2013

Last night The Postal Service graced the stage at The Colbert Report in honor of the ten-year anniversary of Give Up More

Jun 19, 2013

Earlier this spring, coinciding with their ongoing reunion tour, The Postal Service re-released their beloved debut Give Up with a number of bonus material. More

Check Out Photos from Sasquatch Festival 2013 Including alt-J, Grimes, and The xx

Plus Arctic Monkeys, Mumford and Sons, Sigur Rós, The Postal Service and More

Jun 03, 2013

The 2013 Sasquatch music festival took place in Quincey, WA last weekend and we sent photographer Allyce Andrew out to capture the action. Check out her photos of alt-JArctic MonkeysMumford and SonsGrimesThe xxThe Postal ServiceVampire Weekend (and more) here. More

May 29, 2013

Returning to the road to celebrate the tenth anniversary of their platinum-selling album Give Up, The Postal Service will be playing two sold-out shows at New York City's Barclays Center in June.  More

The Postal Service Extend Tour

West Coast Dates Added

Apr 24, 2013

The Postal Service have once again added new shows to their ongoing reunion tour, celebrating the 10th anniversary of Give Up. More

Apr 22, 2013

April 20 was the second day of second weekend of Coachella’s 2013 run. We sent photographer Helen Boast down to cover the action. More

Apr 10, 2013

This week The Postal Service released the 10th anniversary reissue of their seminal album Give Up. More

Listen: The Postal Service - “Turn Around”

Another Bonus Track Off 10th Anniversary Reissue

Mar 22, 2013

Early next month Sup Pop will release a special reissue of The Postal Service's Give Up to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the record. More

Watch How Ben Gibbard Really Became A Member of The Postal Service

Featuring Appearances by "Weird Al," Aimee Mann, and Moby

Mar 05, 2013

Bringing a little humor into their anniversary celebration of Give UpThe Postal Service recently teamed up with the folks at Funny or Die to reimagine just how frontman Ben Gibbard and producer Jimmy Tamborello got their beloved electronic project off the ground. More

The Postal Service Extend Reunion Tour Dates

New Dates Announced for May, June, and July

Feb 19, 2013

The Postal Service have announced new tour dates commemorating the forthcoming 10th anniversary reissue of their album Give Up. More

Feb 11, 2013

This April The Postal Service will match their recently announced live reunion with a special deluxe reissue of their landmark album Give Up. More

Jenny Lewis Confirms Vocals On New Postal Service Tracks

Sings on "Turn Around" and "A Tattered Line of String"

Feb 07, 2013

This April The Postal Service will reissue a special deluxe edition of their hit album Give Up, featuring two completely unheard tracks "Turn Around" and "A Tattered Line of String." More

The Postal Service Announce Tour

Starting This April

Feb 04, 2013

This morning The Postal Service announced their first headlining tour in over a decade. More

Jan 22, 2013

Hot on the heels of their internet-exploding reunion announcement, The Postal Service have plotted out the release of a special deluxe edition of their hit album Give Up to celebrate the record's tenth anniversary. More

The Postal Service to Reunite

No Word on New Album

Jan 21, 2013

The Postal Service have announced that they will reunite this year. More

The Postal Service Album “Give Up” goes Platinum

Congratulations to Ben Gibbard and Jimmy Tamborello!

Oct 31, 2012

The Postal Service’s debut (and only) album Give Up has been certified as platinum, selling 1,067,087 copies to date. More

The Digital Version of Under the Radar’s 10th Anniversary Issue Features 70 Extra Pages of Content

Includes Bonus Joanna Newsom vs. Robin Pecknold Interview, Plus Articles on The Dears, Dntel/The Postal Service, The Fiery Furnaces, of Montreal, Okkervil River, Saint Etienne, Elliott Smith, Sonic Youth, and more

Nov 23, 2011

The digital version of Under the Radar's 10th Anniversary Issue includes the same articles that appear in the printed version—plus 70 extra pages of editorial content not found in the print version, including extra full page photos, 13 bonus articles, and 11 bonus reviews. The digital version includes exclusive bonus articles on Arab Strap, Clinic, The Dears, The Delgados, DNTEL/The Postal Service, The Fiery FurnacesRobin Pecknold of Fleet Foxes vs. Joanna NewsomMogwai, of Montreal, Okkervil River, Saint EtienneElliott Smith, and Sonic Youth. More

Under the Radar Magazine Announces 10th Anniversary Issue Featuring Joanna Newsom and Fleet Foxes

Plus: Paul Rudd vs. The Divine Comedy, plus interviews with Broadcast, Grandaddy, The Flaming Lips, Bat For Lashes, Rilo Kiley, Broken Social Scene, and much more

Oct 19, 2011

Under the Radar is excited to announce the release of the indie music and entertainment print magazine’s 10th Anniversary Issue which hits newsstands next week. The extra-sized 10th Anniversary Issue features cover artists Joanna Newsom and Fleet Foxes Robin Pecknold together in an exclusive photo shoot and joint interview.  Exclusive video taken during the cover shoot of Robin Pecknold and Joanna Newsom arm wrestling can be found here More


The End: Ben Gibbard of Death Cab for Cutie

"[My version of hell would be] sitting on the tarmac of an airplane after an international journey waiting for the gate, but the gate never opens up."

Nov 16, 2018

To end out the week, we ask Ben Gibbard of Death Cab for Cutie (and also The Postal Service) some questions about endings and death. Death Cab for Cutie has been a pivotal act in bringing indie rock to the mainstream in the mid-to-late 2000s with seminal releases such as TransatlanticismPlans, and Narrow StairsMore


Coachella Day 2 Recap: Bat For Lashes, Hot Chip, The Postal Service, Phoenix, and More

April 20th, 2013

Apr 21, 2013


And now on to talking about the music. Specifically GuardsSavagesBat For LashesMajor Lazer Hot ChipThe Postal ServiceThe xx, and Phoenix.


Give Up

Give Up

(Sub Pop)

Apr 10, 2013

It's been 10 years since The Postal Service's seminal Give Up was released into the world. To say it found a wider audience than its creators expected is an immense understatement-Give Up demolished all sales projections, trickling into the hearts of minds of millions of bedroom-bound brooders across the world. More